The Practical Preppers Complete Guide to Disaster Preparedness
Paperback ISBN: 1250055644
"A complete guide to disaster preparedness from Scott Hunt, CEO of Practical Preppers and a nationally recognized preparedness expert The world we live in is an unstable one. From natural disasters such as earthquakes, hurricanes, and floods of biblical proportions to concerns about the economic downturn and government shutdown, the hits just keep on coming. At the same time, the power grid is incredibly fragile. Our dependency on widely distributed long distance systems for power, medicine, and food makes our society susceptible to attack, whether by foreign or domestic enemies, or the weather. No matter the concern, the solutions are the same. Scott Hunt, the owner of Practical Preppers, and an experienced engineer, homesteader, and pastor, offers readers a complete and detailed guide to sustainable living. With this book, anyone can learn how to: Secure a water source--even in an urban area Grow and preserve food Set up an alternative energy supply Maintain a comfortable shelter -including alternative cooking and sanitation methods during a long power outage Bug out--what to include in your bug out bag and how to leave Prepare for medical issues Deal with security concerns Preparing for disruption of services in an emergency is a noble venturewhich gives peace of mind. This book will empower readers of all skill levels and resources to survive and achieve an independent, sustainable lifestyle"--
The Backpacker's Field Manual
A Comprehensive Guide To Mastering Backcountry Skills
Paperback ISBN: 1400053099
The director of Princeton University's Outdoor Action Program offers a comprehensive guide to skills, equipment, and trip planning for backpackers of all levels, in a revised handbook that includes the latest information on GPS technology, ultra-light hiking equipment, first aid, trip planning, resources for professional outdoor leaders, and more. Original. 25,000 first printing.
A Falcon Guide Basic Illustrated Camping
2nd Edition Paperback ISBN: 1493012533
In Basic Illustrated Camping, discover how to build a fire, even in wet weather; select and use your camping gear; cook quick and tasty meals in the outdoors; rig a campsite tent with the four basic knots and hitches; and use a map and compass to master the fundamentals of backcountry navigation.
A Voyage Across America
Hardcover ISBN: 0395636264
The acclaimed author of Blue Highways and PrairyErth chronicles his journey across America's waterways in his dory Nikawa (River Horse), encountering strange people, hostile cities, and hair-raising dangers. Tour.
Handy Dad In The Great Outdoors
More Than 30 Super-Cool Projects and Activities for Dads and Kids
Paperback ISBN: 1452102139
Slacklining, edible bugs, tarp surfing, and more! In this awesome follow-up to the hugely popular Handy Dad, extreme sports athlete and TV host Todd Davis gathers more than 30 projects and activities sure to get kids outside and entertained for hours. With easy-to-follow instructions, helpful photographs, and detailed line illustrations, Handy Dad in the Great Outdoors is packed with all the essentials. From simple campsite know-how to more ambitious building projects (tepee anyone?), plus a few pranks for good measure, this book has something for every family and every place—be it the back country or the backyard.
Practical Camping Handbook
How to Get the Most from Camping - Everything from Planning Your Trip to Setting Up Camp and Cooking Outdoors, With Over 350 Step-by-Step Photographs
Paperback ISBN: 1780194021
All you need to know about equipment, clothing, camp layout, erecting tents, safety and hygiene, making fires, knots and striking camp.
The Camping Bible
The Essential Guide for Outdoor Enthusiasts
Hardcover ISBN: 0785829830
Introduces all aspects of camping for all types of terrain, including advice on planning the trip, choosing and packing the right gear, setting up camp, cooking, and health and safety issues.
Gourmet Recipes for the Great Outdoors
Paperback ISBN: 1594746281
There’s more to campfire cooking than hot dogs and baked beans! Campfire Cuisine provides upscale recipes for delicious, healthy, satisfying food to make at your campsite or in any outdoor setting. Try Bananas Foster French Toast, Grilled Vegetable Salad with Goat Cheese, Salmon with Balsamic Fig Sauce, Foil- Baked Yams with Spicy Chili Butter, Jambalaya, and Rum-Baked Peaches. Campfire Cuisine also includes tips and advice on meal planning, shopping, and equipment selection for campfire cooking. With more than 100 recipes, this handy guide gives you everything you need to enjoy great fare in the great outdoors.
Best Tent Camping, Minnesota
Your Car-Camping Guide to Scenic Beauty, the Sounds of Nature, and an Escape from Civilization
2nd Edition Paperback ISBN: 089732935x
Best Tent Camping: Minnesota is a must-have guide to the best tent campgrounds Minnesota has to offer. This updated edition includes campground layout maps, directions to each campground, and descriptive profiles. Unlike other guides which merely list all campgrounds, Best Tent Camping: Minnesota profiles in detail the best sites in the state for campers who seek the serene and secluded. You'll find essential information about each campground (including season, facilities, rates, directions, GPS coordinates, and Web sites), as well as a description of the campground, the best sites, and nearby activities such as hiking, canoeing, fishing, and mountain biking. Whether you are a native Minnesotan in search of new territory or a vacationer on the lookout for that dream campground, this book unlocks the secrets to the best tent camping that Minnesota has to offer.
The New Trailside Cookbook
100 Delicious Recipes for the Camp Chef
Paperback ISBN: 1770851895
An essential cookbook packed with easy, lightweight, high energy, gourmet recipes and comprehensive outdoor cooking information for hikers, day-trippers, canoeists and wilderness campers. The New Trailside Cookbook is the result of a unique partnership between canoe enthusiast Kevin Callan and food and nutrition consultant Margaret Howard. With Margaret creating delicious, healthy recipes for the camp kitchen and Kevin providing the how-to information, it is a perfect match -- like having Red Green and Julia Child outside with you. Say goodbye to bland, canned meals and hello to satisfying, fireside dishes. This comprehensive book covers everything from making great camp coffee to variations of GORP (Good Old Raisins and Peanuts), from foraging for wild edibles to mastering meals after the ice melts to living off the land. Hikers, kayakers, day-trippers, wilderness and interior campers alike will find options and advice in this handy, pocket-sized guide. Recipes clearly indicate what preparation can be done at home, making cooking at camp quick and easy. Dehydrated options (and detailed instructions) are listed for campers outstaying their cooler's capacity. Dishes include hearty morning starts like Peanut Butter Banana Muffins; easy lunches like Mushroom Quinoa Salad; quick pickups such as Apricot Sunflower Seed Cereal Bars; dinners that make the most of fresh catch, like Herb-stuffed Grilled Fish; and sweet endings such as Roasted Rhubarb with Honey and Rosemary. In addition, there is a section dedicated to cold-weather winter camping, and for those only outdoors for a day or two, a chapter on Weekend Gourmet is the place to go for special meals. Kevin's wilderness skills and Margaret's culinary experience combine in this book to please outdoor enthusiasts of all ages, levels and outdoor locations.